As we enter into the muddy New England Spring. It is important to practice good cleaning habits:
TIP #1: DOOR MATS
The best tip of all tips is to use a door mat properly. When considering a door mat, here are two considerations:
Purchase a door mat for inside & outside your door.
Door Mats for outside: Make sure that you buy one that can withstand the harsh New England Conditions.
Door Mats for inside: The most important tip for buying an indoor door mats is to make sure it can be cleaned easily.
Vacuuming your door mats & carpets regularly will help maintain the daily wear and tear that goes on in a home.
TIP #2: SHOULD YOU APPLY HEAT?
NO – Using heat from an iron or a hair dryer is not advised to dry a carpet stain. The stain could set and become permanent.
TIP #3: REMOVE ODOR
Use baking soda to remove odors and stains: dissolve 1-tsp baking soda in a cup of water to pour on pet stains or other smelly messes before steam cleaning.